Mary Maestri scored three goals and LeighAnn Staffer had two goals and two assists, but St. Bonaventure dropped a 19-9 decision at Richmond Friday in its A-10 Conference opener.
It was a 9-6 game at halftime but the Spiders outscored the Bonnies 10-3 in the second half to pull away for the victory. Richmond opened the second half with four unanswered goals.
Morgan Conroy continued her superb play in goal with 13 saves.
St. Bonaventure fell to 1-8 overall and is 0-1 in the A-10. Richmond is 4-6 overall, 1-0 in the A-10.
The Bonnies will host Duquesne on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 at the Marra Complex.